Period
to 20 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in West Malling with a requirement for WAN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited WAN over the 6 months to 20 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wide Area Network (WAN)
Kent > West Malling
6 months to
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 24 25 24
Rank change year-on-year +1 -1 -10
Permanent jobs citing WAN 19 5 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Malling 14.39% 4.27% 6.67%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 63.33% 35.71% 34.48%
Number of salaries quoted 21 5 10
West Malling median annual salary £49,000 £50,000 £63,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.00% -21.57% +64.52%
10th Percentile £48,500 £45,000 £47,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £68,000 £77,500
Kent median annual salary £55,000 £43,000 £46,750
% change year-on-year +27.91% -8.02% -1.58%

WAN is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in West Malling with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
West Malling
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 30 14 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Malling 22.73% 11.97% 19.33%
Number of salaries quoted 25 13 26
West Malling median annual salary £49,000 £45,000 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.89% -2.70% -33.93%
10th Percentile £43,000 £27,750 £25,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £62,500 £75,250
Kent median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -12.50% +14.29% -12.50%

WAN
Job Vacancy Trend in West Malling

Job postings citing WAN as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in West Malling.

Job vacancy trend for WAN in West Malling

WAN
Salary Trend in West Malling

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WAN in West Malling.

Salary trend for WAN in West Malling

WAN
Salary Histogram in West Malling

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WAN in West Malling over the 6 months to 20 April 2018.

Salary histogram for WAN in West Malling

For the 6 months to 20 April 2018, IT jobs citing WAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the West Malling region with a requirement for WAN.

1 16 (84.21%) VPN
1 16 (84.21%) Cisco
1 16 (84.21%) CCIE
1 16 (84.21%) CCNP
1 16 (84.21%) CCNA
1 16 (84.21%) Cisco Certification
1 16 (84.21%) MPLS
1 16 (84.21%) VLAN
1 16 (84.21%) Load Balancing
1 16 (84.21%) F5
2 14 (73.68%) Firewall
3 13 (68.42%) Change Management
3 13 (68.42%) SolarWinds
4 12 (63.16%) CheckPoint
4 12 (63.16%) ITIL
5 10 (52.63%) Palo Alto
6 9 (47.37%) Network Monitoring
6 9 (47.37%) Cisco ASA
7 8 (42.11%) Juniper
8 6 (31.58%) Kalman Filter
8 6 (31.58%) Network Architecture
9 5 (26.32%) LAN
10 4 (21.05%) WLAN
10 4 (21.05%) DMZ
10 4 (21.05%) Citrix
10 4 (21.05%) Blue Coat
10 4 (21.05%) Intrusion Detection
10 4 (21.05%) Data Security
10 4 (21.05%) Risk Management
10 4 (21.05%) Finance

WAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Malling by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 4 (21.05%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (84.21%) MPLS
1 16 (84.21%) VLAN
1 16 (84.21%) VPN
2 14 (73.68%) Firewall
3 9 (47.37%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (26.32%) LAN
5 4 (21.05%) Cisco PIX
5 4 (21.05%) DMZ
5 4 (21.05%) Intrusion Detection
5 4 (21.05%) NetScaler
5 4 (21.05%) VPLS
5 4 (21.05%) WLAN
6 2 (10.53%) BGP
6 2 (10.53%) DNS
6 2 (10.53%) Ethernet
6 2 (10.53%) OSPF
6 2 (10.53%) SHDSL
6 2 (10.53%) SNMP
6 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
6 2 (10.53%) Wi-Fi
General
1 4 (21.05%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (84.21%) Network Engineer
2 10 (52.63%) WAN Engineer
3 9 (47.37%) Deployment Engineer
4 7 (36.84%) Network Deployment Engineer
5 5 (26.32%) Cisco Engineer
6 3 (15.79%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 3 (15.79%) Firewall Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) Cisco Design Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) Cisco Network Design Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) IT Manager
7 1 (5.26%) IT Project Manager
7 1 (5.26%) Network Design Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Private Cloud
2 2 (10.53%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Windows
1 1 (5.26%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (84.21%) Load Balancing
2 13 (68.42%) Change Management
3 12 (63.16%) ITIL
4 9 (47.37%) Network Monitoring
5 6 (31.58%) Kalman Filter
5 6 (31.58%) Network Architecture
6 4 (21.05%) Capacity Planning
6 4 (21.05%) Data Security
6 4 (21.05%) Problem Management
6 4 (21.05%) Risk Management
6 4 (21.05%) Service Management
7 2 (10.53%) Email Filtering
7 2 (10.53%) Web Filtering
Qualifications
1 16 (84.21%) CCIE
1 16 (84.21%) CCNA
1 16 (84.21%) CCNP
1 16 (84.21%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 16 (84.21%) Cisco
1 16 (84.21%) F5
2 13 (68.42%) SolarWinds
3 12 (63.16%) CheckPoint
4 10 (52.63%) Palo Alto
5 8 (42.11%) Juniper
6 4 (21.05%) Blue Coat
6 4 (21.05%) Citrix
6 4 (21.05%) Forcepoint
6 4 (21.05%) Zscaler